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Check out my GitHub

Hey guys, please check out my GitHub! I code in my free time, and I feel as if I am lost sometimes, but everyone learns at some point. Best Regards, Jayke Peters System.out.println("Hello, World!");

The 2020 FRC Season, In Review

So this school year, I decided that I wanted to be more involved in school activities, and I had decided to join the robotics team, as invited by another team member. I talked to the coach and was informed of the pre-season meeting date. I pretty much went into robotics blinded, having no idea what I was doing. Although I knew I came in knowing I wanted to be a programmer, that soon changed. A few pre-season meetings commenced, and then it was already the first practice. It was very evident that we had a lot of new programmers, and our lead programmer was more involved at first, but then I found myself mentoring the new ones after the first few weeks. Now keeping in mind that Java is not an easy language to learn, and I understand the struggles students may face jumping right into it with no prior programming experience. Doing as un-suggested by a coach, we started them on Codecademy and one-to-one sessions. The lead programmer would do more of the complex topics, while I would he